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anathema
n. cursed or accursed
anodyne
adj. Soothing
apogee
n. farthest/highest point, culmination, zenith
apostate
n. one who abandons rel/pol, betrayer
amenities
n. features, courtesies
amiable
adj. agreeable, lovable, friendly
amicable
adj. polite
amiss
adj. wrong
amnesty
n. pardon
amorous
adj. moved by sexual love, loving
amorphous
adj. formless, lacking shape/def
amphibian
adj. live on land and water
ample
adj. abundant
amplify
v. broaden/clarify, intensify
amok
(amuck) adv. State of rage
analgesic
adj. cause insensitivity to pain
ancillary
adj. serving as aid/accessory
anecdote
n. short account of event
anguish
n. acute pain, suffering
angular
adj. sharp-cornered, stiff in manner
animadversion
n. strong criticism
Her animadversion of the piece demonstrates her inability to give constructive criticism
animosity
n. active enmity (hatred)
animus
n. hostile feeling/intent
annals
n. records, history
anneal
v. reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling
annex
v. attach, take possession of
annotate
v. comment
annuity
n. yearly allowance
antagonism
n. hostility, active resistance
antecede
v. precede
antecedents
n. preceding events/circumstances, ancestors
antediluvian
adj. ancient
anthropoid
adj. manlike
anthropomorphic
adj. having human form/char
anticlimax
n. letdown in thought/emo
antiquated
adj. obsolete, outdated
ape
v. imitate
aperture
n. opening, hole
apex
n. tip, summit, climax
aphasia
n. loss of speech
aphorism
n. brief statement of principle
apiary
n. place bees kept
aplomb
n. poise, assurance
apocalyptic
adj. prophetic
apologist
n. writes defense of cause/institution
apothecary
n. druggist